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BLACKPOOL WAR MEMORIAL

Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2008

SURNAMES B

BAGOT Thomas
Private 241596, 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Blackpool. Son of Thomas and Selina Bagot of 28, Bedford Rd., North Shore, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 12.

BAILEY Ernest
Second Lieutenant, 21st Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 28 October 1916 at Les Boeufs. Son of Samuel Bailey, Beech field, Hornby Road, Blackpool. Born 1892 at Ashton-on-Ribble. Educated at Hutton Grammar School and Manchester University: 1913; Student, Dentistry; Officer Training Corps, October 1913 to March 1915. Enlisted March 1915. 18th Battalion (University & Public Schools) Royal Fusiliers. Gazetted 4th August 1916 to 21st Battalion King's (Liverpool) Regiment; Second Lieutenant; Western Front. Buried in GUARDS' CEMETERY, LESBOEUFS, Somme, France. Plot XI. Row W. Grave 6.
BALDERSTONE Henry Hargreave

Sapper 37543, 80th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 2 November 1916. Aged 33. Born Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancs, enlisted Blackpool. Husband of Lucy Balderstone, of 58, Manchester Rd., Blackpool. Buried in POZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE, Somme, France. Plot II. Row G. Grave 15.

BALL Jack
Private 40385, 16th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 October 1917. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Blackpool, Lancashire. Son of John and Emily Ball, of 80, Bank Rd., Great Marton, Blackpool. Attested 8 March 1917 at Blackpool, aged 18 years 7 months, resident 80 Bank Road, Manton, Blackpool. Driver by trade. Unmarried. Posted 61st Training Battalion 11 March 1917, posted 221st Infantry Battalion 12 July 1917. Height 5 feet 4 icnhes, weight 115lbs, chest 35 inches. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 61 to 63.
BAMBER, MM Frederick William
Sergeant 53593, 98th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died 17 February 1917. Aged 38. Son of the late David and Mary Bamber, of Chorley, Lancs.; husband of Lilian Ann Bamber; of 28, Brook St., Marton, Blackpool. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row B. Grave 61.
BAMBER Robert
Private 3462, 1st/8th (Irish) Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 16 June 1915. Aged 28. Resident and enlisted Blackpool. Son of Edward and Mary Jane (deceased) Bamber, of 8 Huntley Avenue, Layton, Blackpool, later 55, Hawes Side Lane, South Shore, Blackpool, Lancs. Attested 1914 in Blackpool, aged 26 years 5 months, resident 55 Hawes Side Lane, Blackpool, signed up for the duration of the war. Embodied and posted 7 December 1914. Height 5 feet 7½ inches, chest 35½ inches. Engine Driver by trade. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panels 6 to 8.
BANCROFT W H
Australian & New Zealand Imperial Forces
BARKER James
Private 306008, 2nd/8th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died 14 March 1921. Aged 23. Son of Joseph and Eliza Barker, of 58, Wood St., South Shore, Blackpool. Buried in MARTON (ST. PAUL) CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Lancashire. Plot IV. Grave 53.
BARLOW James [Mark]
Sapper 145389, 9th (Reserve) Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds at 34 Casualty Clearing Station 19 October 1916. Aged 25. Born Blackpool, Lancashire, enlisted Manchester. Son of the late Edward James and Sarah Barlow. Attested 1916 in Lancashire, aged 24 years 7 months, born Blackpool, Plumber by trade, unmarried, disembarked France 25 July 1916. Buried in GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE, Somme, France. PLot I. Row N. Grave 37.
BARLOW Sidney John
Air Mechanic 2nd Class 38812, Recruits Depot, Royal Flying Corps. Died of cerebral spinal meningitis 4 July 1917 in Military Isolation Hospital. Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section W. Grave 237.
BARNES Alfred
Private 50652, 17th Battalion. The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds 1 June 1918. Aged 21. Born and resident Blackpool, enlisted Lancaster. Son of Alfred and Sarah Barnes, of Blackpool, Lancs. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XI. Riw G, Grave 3A.
BARNES Harry
Private 11683, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died of wounds in Mesopotamia 7 October 1915. Aged 23. Born Todmorden, enlisted Blackpool. Son of Samuel and Martha Barnes, of The Royd, Bispham, Blackpool. Buried in ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section D. Grave 98.
BARNES Will
Second Lieutenant, "A" Battery, 26th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 2 November 1918. Aged 24. Son of Samuel and Martha Barnes, of "Lynton," Layton Lane, Blackpool. Buried in QUERENAING COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Row A. Grave 11.
BARRACLOUGH Harwood
Private 023565, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died in United Kingddom 7 February 1917. Born Darmley, Lancashire, enlisted Blackppol, Lancashire. Cremated at MANCHESTER CREMATORIUM, Lancashire. Commemorated on the Crematorium Panel.
BARRETT Frederick
Private 2934, 1st/8th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds 3 August 1916. Aged 23. Resident Blackpool, enlisted Liverpool. Son of Mary Jane Barrett, of 58, Springfield Road, Blackpool. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row G. Grave 8.
BARRETT G E
Machine Gun Corps
BARROW Ernest
Private 121940, 35th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 16 February 1918. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Blackpool. Son of John and Mary Ann Barrow, of 69, Kent Rd., Blackpool. Formerly G/61140, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Buried in CROIX-DU-BAC BRITISH CEMETERY, STEENWERCK, Nord, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 8.
BARROW John
Private 356432, 1st/10th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 4 October 1918. Born Blackpool, resident and enlisted Liverpool. Buried in RUE-PETILLON MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 44.
BARROW Ralph
Private 202446, 8th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 29 March 1918. Born and enlisted Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2.

BARROW W
Private SE/18428, 18th Veterinary Hospital, Royal Army Veterinary Corps. Died 14 January 1919. Aged 32. Husband of Helen Whiteside Barrow, of 340, Hawes Side Lane, South Shore, Blackpool, Lancs. Buried in MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, Greece. Grave 1310.
BARTON John
Private 9550, 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 7 July 1915. Enlisted Blackpool, born Manchester, resideent Southport. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 33.

BARTON John Willie
Private 21300, 8th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 26 September 1917. Aged 21. Born Bolton, enlisted Blackpool. Son of Peter and Martha Annie Barton, of 8, Beech Street, North Shore, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 18 to 19.
BATES Donald
Lance Sergeant 241660, 1st/6th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 30 November 1917. Aged 25. Born Huddersfield, Yorks, resident Blackpool, enlisted Liverpool. Son of Norres Thorpe Bates and Ellen Bates, of 22, Egerton Rd., North Shore, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 4.
BATES Norman
Acting Corporal A/257233, Royal Army Service Corps. Died on service in Mesopotamia 29 June 1917. Enlisted and resident Blackpool, born Huddersfield. *** Cannot locate on CWGC ***
BAYLIS A E
Royal Garrison Artillery
BEAUMONT George
Gunner 161343, 277th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 15 April 1918. Aged 39. Son of Louisa Beaumont, of 49, Bloomfield Rd., Blackpool, and the late John Thomas Beaumont. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXIX. Row E. Grave 4.
BEAUMONT Harold
Sergeant 12979, 1st Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 2 November 1918. Aged 31. Born Sorrywood, Yorkshire, enlisted Blackpool. Son of the late Willie and Sarah Elizabeth Beaumont, of Longwood, Huddersfield. Buried in PRESEAU COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Row B. Grave 9.
BELL Charles
Sergeant 12703, 7th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 7 July 1916. Born St. John's, Blackpool, enlisted Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 D and 12 B.

BELL William Ewart
[Listed as E W BELL on memorial] Private 21963, 7th Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 11 May 1916. Aged 17. Born, resident and enlisted Blackpool, Lancashire. Son of W. G. and Rose Bell, of 42, St. Heliers Rd., Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 53 to 56.
BELL William
Private 8317, 1st Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died 10 March 1915. Aged 30. Husband of Elizabeth Bell, of 183, Watson's Rd., South Shore, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panels 6 to 8.
BELLARBY H
Lincolnshire Regiment
BENNETT James Arthur
Corporal G/4236, 8th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 15 January 1916. Aged 19. Born Southport, Lancashire, resident Dent, Yorkshire, enlisted Blackpool. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Bennett, of Copthurst Farm, Holmfirth, Huddersfield. Buried in MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row C. Grave 2.
BENNETT R E
King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
BENNETT William
Corporal 99414, 25th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 18 April 1918. Born and resident Blackpool, Lancashire, enlisted Oswestry. Formerly 2488, Royal Army Service Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 154 to 159 and 163A.
BENSON Jack William Seymour
Private 202650, 1st/5th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 31 July 1917. Resident and enlisted Blackpool, Lancashire. Husband of Katherine Wilson (formerly Benson), of 181/2, Jackson St., Groves, York. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 4 and 6.

BENTLEY Charles
Lance Corporal 4647, 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 18 November 1916. Born and enlisted Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C.

BENTLEY Frederick H
Stoker 1st Class K/24268. (PO), H.M.S. "Hampshire", Royal Navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 5 June 1916. Born 27 October 1880 in Burnley, Lancashire. Brother of Maud Denner, of 11, Kingsway South Shore, Blackpool, Lancs. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 17.
BENTLEY Oscar
Private 7022, 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers. Died in United Kingdom 24 April 1916. Born Welshpool, Montgomeryshire, resident Blackpool, enlisted Preston. Buried in EASTERN HEALTH BOARD OFFICES GROUNDS OF KILMAINHAM, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Collective grave.
BERNHARDT A
Lancers
BERRIE C
Pioneer Corps
BEST Robert James
Corporal 18321, 6th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 9 April 1916. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Blackpool. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Dyson Best, of 82, Hawes Side Lane, Marton, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 27.
BEZLEY R
Royal Navy
BIBBY William
Private 3055, 1st/ 8th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 23 November 1916. Aged 30. Born, resident and enlisted Blackpool, Lancashire. Husband of Ada Elizabeth Bibby, of 7, Castle Road, Colne, Lancs. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row K. Grave 9.
BICKERSTAFFE J E
The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
BIDEN L
Unknown
BILTCLIFFE P
Coldstream Guards
BINNS Thomas
Private 2864, 17th Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Died 10 August 1918. Aged 25. Son of Thomas William and Sarah Binns, of 21, Stamford St., South Shore, Blackpool, Lancs. Buried in VIGNACOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot V. Row E. Grave 6.
BIRCHALL Harry
Private 1592, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 20 November 1915. Aged 21. Born St. John's, Blackpool, enlisted Blackpool. Son of Robert Birchall, of 43, Bank Rd., Marton, Blackpool. Buried in DUD CORNER CEMETERY, LOOS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row J. Grave 13.
BISHOP Arnold
Private 14750, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died of wounds in Mesopotamia 1 May 1916. Born Skipton, Yorkshire, enlisted Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL, India. Face B.
BLACKHURST C
Royal Sussex Regiment
BLACOW Richard
Gunner 159136, 123rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 27 August 1918. Husband of Mrs. A. Blacow, of 2, Butler St., Blackpool. Buried in LIGNY-SUR-CANCHE BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Row A. Grave 13.
BLANE S T
Manchester Regiment
BLAYLOCK William
Private 55102, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of wounds 8 March 1917. Aged 20. Enlisted Blackpool. Son of George and Nellie Blaylock, of 92, Cocker St., Blackpool. Buried in PERONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot III. Row J. Grave 36.
BLEZARD Thomas
Private 443577, 7th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died 2 October 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mrs. Ruth Blezard, of 3, Garden Terrace, South Shore, Blackpool. Buried in VIS-EN-ARTOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, HAUCOURT, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 22.
BLUNDELL Alfred Gresham
Lieutenant, 252nd Squadron, Royal Air Force. Killed in a flying accident when his machine folded in the air 10:18am 23 August 1918; flying in a De Havilland D.H.6 serial number F3400. Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section Z. Grave 307.
BOARDMAN Harry
Private 45327, 7th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action October 1917. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Blackpool. Son of John and Maria Boardman, of 3, Croydon Rd., Layton, Blackpool. Formerly T/274940, Rpyal Army Service Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 90 to 92 and 162 to 162A.
BOARDMAN John
Gunner 137670, 7th Reserve Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Died in United Kingdom 21 July 1916. Born and enlisted Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in MARTON (ST. PAUL) CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Lancashire. Plot VII. Grave 111.
BOARDMAN Richard
Lance Corporal 202415, 8th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 30 April 1917. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Blackpool. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Boardman, of 52, Brook St., Marton, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2.

BODEN L
Unknown
BOLTON Joseph Henry
Air Mechanic 2nd Class 65391, "A" Company, 13th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action in France 5 April 1917. Aged 22. Son of Mrs. Alice Bolton, of 41, Brunswick St., Blackpool. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row O. Grave 6.
BONE Samuel
Private 36940, 10th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 16 August 1916. Aged 19. Born and enlisted Blackpool, Lancashire. Son of William and Sarah Bone, of 14, Cecil St., Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 4 A.

BOOTHROYD William
Lance Corporal 36657, 7th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Died 29 January 1919. Aged 29. Born at Honley. Son of Charles Henry and Sarah Boothroyd, of 73, St. Heliers Rd., South Shore, Blackpool; husband of May Boothroyd, of 38, Cromwell Rd., North Shore, Blackpool. Buried in HONLEY CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Yorkshire. Grave reference 122. 4529.
BOTTOMLEY B
The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
BOTTOMLEY Edgar
Private 24570, 7th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 22 July 1917. Born Ripenden, Yorkshire, enlisted Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 12.

BOWDEN Herbert
Private 40234, 3rd Garrison Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died 17 July 1916. Aged 20. Son of Mrs. Mary A. Bowden, of 105, Elizabeth St., Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section W. Grave 11.
BOWMAN Leonard James
Private 37251, 9th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died of wounds 2 December 1916. Resident Blackpool, Lancashire, enlisted Manchester. Formerly 4308, Duke of Lancasters Own Yeomanry. Buried in CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY, CONTAY, Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row C. Grave 11.
BOYER Herbert
Private 24202, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action in Mesopotamia 8 March 1917. Aged 29. Born Hollingworth, Manchester, enlisted Blackpool. Husband of Mary May Boyer, of 55, Broughton Avenue, Layton, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 7.
BOYLE George
Sapper 190523, 279th Railway company, Railway Troops Depot (Longmoor), Royal Engineers. Died in United Kingdom 22 September 1917. Aged 41. Born and enlisted Blackpool, Lancashire. Son of Michael and Ellen Boyle, of Blackpool. Formerly 12572, Royal lancashire Regiment/ Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section H. Grave 229.
BRADLEY Edward Thomas
Private 34853, 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Died of wounds 24 September 1918. Born Manchester, resident Blackpool, Lancashire, enlisted Woolwich, Kent. Formerly 23239, Army Veterinary Corps. Buried in GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XIII. Row E. Grave 7.
BRADLEY R
King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
BRADLEY W
Royal Horse & Royal Field Artillery
BRAITHWAITE John
Driver T4/088450, 1st Horse Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 26 November 1918. Aged 23. Son of Thomas and Jenny Braithwaite, of Willon Grove, Hawe's Side Lane, Blackpool. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XI. Row E. Grave 12.
BRAMWELL J P
Kings Royal Rifles
BRIGGS Ambrose S
Private 6470, 16th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 9 July 1916. Born Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire, resident Blackpool, Lancashire, enlisted Manchester. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C.

BRIGGS Vincent Joseph
Private 6471, 16th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 30 July 1916. Born Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire, resident Blackpool, Lancashire, enlisted Manchester. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C.

BROADLEY William
Private 2019, 1st Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 23 October 1914. Aged 25. Son of Elizabeth Ellen Banks (formerly Broadley), of 30, Devonshire Rd., Blackpool, Lancs. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 41 and 43.

BROOKE William
Private 201201, 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 20 September 1917. Aged 28. Born Mirfield, Yorks, enlisted Blackpool. Son of Arthur and Sarah Brooke, of Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 18 to 19.
BROOKES John Robert
[Listed as BROOK on SDGW] Private 202407, 8th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 26 September 1917. Born Blackburn, enlisted Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 18 to 19.
BROOKMAN Charles Henry
Private 3643, 1st/8th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 16 June 1915. Resident and enlisted Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panels 6 to 8.
BROUGH J
Unknown
BROUGHTON J B
The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
BROWN Alfred Heaton
Private G/47706, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 9 October 1917. Born Bury, enlisted Blackpool. Formerly PS/8627, Royal Fusiliers. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 28 to 30 and 162 to 162A and 163A.
BUCKLEY E
King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
BUCKLEY Louis
Private 74406, 1st/7th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 8 October 1918. Aged 19. Born Marton, Lancashire, enlisted Blackpool. Son of Charles and Jane Buckley, of Virginia Cottage, Bennett's Lane, Marton, Blackpool. Buried in FIFTEEN RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY, VILLERS-PLOUICH, Nord, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 12.
BULLOCK, MC Walter John
Battery Sergeant Major 28168, 2nd Depot, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 5 April 1917. Aged 39. Son of Henry and Hannah Bullock; husband of Agnes Mary Bullock, of "Isca," 6, Sandford Rd., Weston-super-Mare. Awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section U. Grave 199.
BURNS William
Lance Corporal 12523, 7th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 19 August 1916. Born Holy Trinity, Blackpool, enlisted Blackpool. Buried in KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Row F. Grave 75.
BURY C
The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
BUTCHER H
Unknown
BUTCHER John
Private 242390, 1st/4th [SDGW] or 1st/5th [CWGC] Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 24 April 1917. Born and enlisted Blackpool. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VI. Row H. Grave 4.
BUTLER E
King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
BUTLER John
Private 13151, 6th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 9 March 1917. Aged 27. Born Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancs, resident Blackpool, enlisted Preston. Son of Adelaide Butler, of 32, Manchester Rd., Blackpool, and the late Tom Butler. No known grave. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 27.
BUTLER S
London Regiment
BUTTERWORTH David V
Lance Corporal 16332, 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed in action 25 September 1915. Aged 30. Born Blackburn, resident Blackpool, enlisted Burnley. Son of Walter and Mary Alice Butterworth, of 39, Seed St., Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 57 to 59.
BUTTERWORTH Howard
Second Lieutenant, 107th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Missing - killed in action 9 August 1918. Aged 22. Son of Robert Taylor Butterworth and Isabella Butterworth, of 7, Stansfield St., South Shore, Blackpool. Buried in ASSEVILLERS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave lost. Special memorial grave 26.
BYWATER G
Grenadier Guards

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